Çırağan Palace Kempinski Hotel
Not satisfied with the architectural exertions of his predecessor at Dolmabahçe Palace, Sultan Abdül Aziz (r 1861–76) built his own...
Four Seasons Istanbul at the Bosphorus
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This branch of a chic chain has a million-lira location right on the water's edge, and is hugely popular with locals for a weekend...
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Çırağan Palace Kempinski Hotel information
Nursing a mega-pricey çay (₺18), coffee (₺20) or beer (₺20) at one of the Çırağan's terrace tables and watching the scene around İstanbul's best swimming pool, which is right on the Bosphorus, lets you sample the lifestyle of the city's rich and famous. The hotel occupies part of the 19th-century Çırağan Palace ; look out for the photos of celebrity guests.